SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2019
THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|200 Innovation Way, Akron, Ohio||44316-0001|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (330) 796-2121
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|Item 5.02|| |
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 26, 2019, Thomas L. Williams was elected to the Board of Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to a term expiring at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Williams has not yet been appointed to any committees of the Board of Directors. Mr. Williams will receive the compensation established from time-to-time for non-employee directors.
A copy of the news release announcing Mr. Williams election, which includes some biographical information, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY|
|Date: February 28, 2019||By||/s/ David L. Bialosky|
|David L. Bialosky|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|